USA - Nazi Concentration Camp Guard deported to Germany


A 95-year-old man believed to be the last Nazi war crimes suspect living in the U.S. was arrested in New York Tuesday and deported to Germany.

Jakiw Palij, a former concentration camp guard, was removed from the country 25 years after immigration authorities first approached him about his activities in World War II - and more than a decade after he was ordered deported.

The US Justice Department said ...
Jakiw Palij lied about his Nazi past to immigrate to this country and then fraudulently become an American citizen. He had no right to citizenship or to even be in this country.
He was ordered deported back in 2004 to Poland, Germany or Ukraine but he remained in the US because those countries refused to take him.

The Justice Department said Palij served at the Trawniki Concentration Camp in Nazi-occupied Poland in 1943, the same year that roughly 6,000 Jews were shot to death in one of the largest massacres of the Holocaust. Palij has denied participating in any war crimes.